We hear more and more the demand for social justice for women. We need greater participation of women in the political, social, educational, cultural, and economic spheres. March 8 is a commemoration of inclusion. On February 28, 1909, a strike by textile workers happened in the United States. 130 women locked themselves in the factory to fight for better working conditions. After an arson fire, the factory was destroyed with the women inside. In 1917 the women of Russia protested for the right to vote, and with the cry of “Bread and Peace”, on the last Sunday of February (March 8 of the Gregorian calendar). In 1945 the United Nations Charter for Equality between Women and Men was proclaimed, in 1947 the UN General Assembly proclaimed the International Day for Women’s Rights and Peace.
Ra’al Ki Victorieux has developed various creative, performative actions to join the actions to raise awareness, defend and promote women’s rights, promote justice, and reduce gender violence.
During 2020 she published the autobiography VIII Aikya Memories of “Spicy” Hmädi Iris México Valparaíso. Activism in Art for Freedom and Unity. In this book, she recapitulates concerning projects such as: In 2013, in response to the arrest of the Pussy Riot, she manifests in front of the Russian Embassy in Mexico City, for Justice for Women. She created the “Manifesto Against Misogyny in Art”, and artworks such as “Every Woman Must”, about women’s rights.
In 2019 she published the autobiography XIX. Solar Sphinx. Memories of Vamp Iris Atma Ra: Woman & Romance, concerning harassment, rape, and other sexual traumas, and how to heal them.
With her alter ego Sugar, she developed the performance film “Venus Genetrix” and the conceptual play “Once upon a time”, among other projects related to domestic violence and fairy tales.
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VIII Aikya Memories of “Spicy” Hmädi Iris México Valparaíso
XIX. Solar Sphinx . Memories of Vamp Iris Atma Ra: Woman & Romance.